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Crowned Ancient Persian Mummy Found in Pakistan

 

News Category: Cultural

 24 October 2000

 


QUETTA, Pakistan Pakistani police said they had found a crowned ancient mummy, possibly of an Iranian queen, during a raid in the southwestern town of Quetta. They said the mummy, estimated to be 2,500 years old, was found packed in a sealed box during a raid on the house of an important personality" in Quetta, the capital of Pakistan's Baluchistan Province bordering Iran and Afghanistan. Police declined to disclose the name of the "personality", but said initial information suggested the mummy had been in the possession of someone in the port city of Karachi, who had been murdered.

 

 

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